Image:Kathryn Tucker.jpg|thumb|right|Kathryn Tucker
'''Kathryn Tucker''' (born 1959) is the executive director for the Disability Rights Legal Center.[http://www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/sites/www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/files/TUCKER%20DRLC%20ANNOUNCEMENT%20FINAL.pdf DRLC Names New Executive Director], disabilityrightslegalcenter.org
, September 4, 2014. She graduated from Georgetown University Law Center
in 1985 and Hampshire College
in 1981. Tucker has been an adjunct law professor at Lewis and Clark School of Law
, Seattle University
and the University of Washington
. Beginning in 1990, while an attorney at the Seattle firm of Perkins Coie
, she did pro bono work for Washington Citizens for Death with Dignity, which led her into the aid-in-dying movement.
As legal director of Compassion & Choices
in 1997 Tucker argued ''Washington v. Glucksberg
'' before the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking to...